Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos admits he sees his future as a defensive midfielder.

Ramos wants to be the 'new Claude Makelele' at Real and explained: "I'm improving. I practice playing there a lot in training, but I'm not (David) Beckham.

"And I've played there in the past. Both Lopez Caro and Luxemburgo played me there. The truth is that I like playing the pivot. You tackle, you pass, you're more involved.

"This position also lets you get up and help the forwards."

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